U.S. Senate to vote Wednesday on Finland, Sweden NATO accession

FILE PHOTO: NATO holds ceremony to mark Sweden's and Finland's application for membership in Brussels
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate will hold votes on Wednesday on approving Finland's and Sweden's accession into NATO, Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced on Tuesday.

The debate, Schumer said, will begin at 1:30 p.m. EDT (1730 GMT).

(Reporting by Richard Cowan; Editing by Christopher Cushing)